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1.The advantages of writers using the model “entering the conversation” according to Gerald Graff and Kathleen Birkensten is that it allows writers to hear from multiple points of views as well as form there own opinion.

2. I agree with the statement that learning to look at artwork can help us analyze other situations because art can sometimes tell a story just by looking at it and deeply analyzing it you can try and put the pieces together on what the artist is trying to portray. The same way you can do that for art you can use those analyzing skills to help in other situations.

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According to Graff and Birkenstein ” entering the conversation”, helps us in overall life. It helps us to know other people’s ideas and we can examine their motives.

I agree with Smarthistory videos because every artist has their history, background, and deep meaning. looking at the art and imagining is the most beautiful moment. it is like a watching movie. It helps different sectors people too.

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1. According to Gerald Graff and Kathy Birkenstein , the model of “entering the conversation” benefits us in academic writing and critical thinking because listening to others we can be able to look at things from another point of view and expressing our own ideas.


2. Even though some people state that art doesn’t matter in the real world, I agree with the video that looking at artwork helps us analyze other situations and the reason is that, when our eyes trained to look at something we can provide a more detailed information and also increase our communication and problem-solving skills.

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Please write a brief blog post that responds to the two questions below. Remember to also respond to at least one classmate:

  1. According to Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein, writers should use the model of “entering the conversation” in their writing. What are the advantages of this model?
  2. The smarthistory videos on the schedule this week discuss how learning to look at artwork helps us analyze other situations. Do you agree or disagree? Why?